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What Is A Glycemic Index Resources

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Pros and Cons of the Glycemic Index

Imagine a categorizing system in which numbers are assigned to foods, allowing you to more easily choose foods that curb appetite, help shed excess pounds, lower your risk for diabetes, help maintain blood sugar levels, and improve heart health. Thes...  Read more

Eating with Diabetes: What about Fruit?

Packed with vitamins, minerals, and fiber, fruit should be part of any healthy diet. As a diabetes educator, some of the most frequent questions from my clients have to do with fruit. Can I still eat fruit? How much fruit should I eat? What are the b...  Read more

What to Eat Before You Work Out

Everyone knows that athletes must plan and time their meals and snacks very carefully to reach their performance goals. But what about the rest of us? You try to squeeze in 30-60 minutes of exercise most days of the week. Do you have to be careful ab...  Read more

All About Artificial Sweeteners

Do you feel like you are surrounded by sweets? Cookies, ice-cream, candy, soda and other sugary treats are everywhere, along with the extra calories and simple carbohydrates they contain. For people with diabetes and those trying to cut calories and...  Read more

9 Superfood Swaps for a Healthier Diet

Deciding to change your diet can be an overwhelming idea. You’ll have to clean out the pantry, remove any and all treats, stock up on rabbit food and mentally prepare to feel hungry all the time. That’s the only way to improve your diet a...  Read more

Today I am working on a healthy meal plan and with
Updated 9/22/2016 1:11:26 PM

Today I am working on a healthy meal plan and with a picky husband it's not going well......  Read more

I just started i need to lose alot. But i am tryin
Updated 9/22/2016 9:37:55 AM

I just started i need to lose alot. But i am trying to make small victory's...  Read more

Well, here I am!
Updated 9/26/2016 1:46:10 PM

Good morning all! I'm Chrissy, and I'm on day 5 of whatever this is. A plan? A new habit? I'm newly married (almost 4 months!) and I just graduated with my bachelor's in April. I work in HR. I have about 50-60 pounds to lose, which seems l...  Read more

Started 273# n. This am 208# I love sparkpeople S
Updated 9/22/2016 9:37:47 AM

Started 273# n. This am 208# I love sparkpeople Sticking to the guidelines is changing my life. I feel great. Hugggs #motivated #weightloss #workout#noexcuses...  Read more

ok well i was watching tv today am I the only one
Updated 9/22/2016 6:45:32 AM

ok well i was watching tv today am I the only one that laughs at the weight watchers new commercial that says you can eat what you love and still lose weight??? That is what i do now in moderation and in 5 months almost 40 pounds lost & no $ involed....  Read more

Pearled Barley

There is a pleasant surprise in pearled barley, it has the lowest glycemic index of any grain...  Read more

Counting Your Carbs May Help Prevent Type 2 Diabetes

Counting Your Carbs May Help Prevent Type 2 DiabetesWith diabetes reaching near epidemic proportions in the United States if current trends continue, one in three Americans is expected to have the disease by 2050 , health experts have been surveyi...  Read more

3 Things I Am Thankful for Today

Take time each day and list 3 things you are thankful/grateful for....  Read more

Eat This to Burn 50% More Fat When Working Out

A new study in The Journal of Nutrition shows that what you eat beforehand could affect the calorie burn during your workout. Women who ate a breakfast high in low-glycemic index carbs (whole grain breads, low-fat yogurt or non-instant oatmeal, for...  Read more

Weight Busters: All Carbohydrates are NOT Created Equal

Carbohydrates are important and necessary in our diets and have generated a great deal of attention over the past decade due to the low carbohydrate weight loss craze. Marketing trends have played off of that low carb craze and so have dieting plans...  Read more

Come check us out - Low Glycemic Index team

Do you want to know the effects of food on your blood sugar? Discover foods to improve overall wellness and health, making positive, lifestyle and diet change Choosing Low GI Foods, Green Zone Foods, can help you in: o Controlling and stabl...  Read more

PCOS and The Amylose & low Glycemic Index diet

I did some googling on PCOS and found out about The Amylose & low Glycemic Index diet. Rules for the Low Amylose Diet: 1.Avoid all simple sugars such as candy, sodas, cakes, pies, ice cream, etc. These are almost pure forms of glucose. 2.A...  Read more